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Bur

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Bur

Bur

See also: bur, búr, bür, bůr, and bur-

Luxembourgish

Noun

Bur m (plural Buren)

  1. spring, fountain

bur

bur

See also: Bur, búr, bür, bůr, and bur-

English

Alternative forms

Noun

bur (plural burs)

  1. A rough, prickly husk around the seeds or fruit of some plants.
  2. Any of several plants having such husks.
  3. A rotary cutting implement having a selection of variously shaped heads.
  4. Alternative form of burr (small piece of material)

Translations

Anagrams


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse búr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːr/, [b̥uːˀɐ̯], [b̥uɐ̯ˀ]

Noun

bur n (singular definite buret, plural indefinite bure)

  1. cage

Inflection


Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse burr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʏːr/
  • Rhymes: -ʏːr

Noun

bur m (genitive singular burs, nominative plural burir)

  1. (poetic) son

Declension

The accusative plural buru also exists, but is only used in the phrase eiga börn og buru.


Istro-Romanian

Etymology

From Latin bonus, from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dw-enos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

Adjective

bur m (feminine burĕ, neuter buro)

  1. good

Lojban

Rafsi

bur

  1. rafsi of bunre.

Maay

Noun

bur

  1. flour

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

IPA(key): [bʉʷːɾ]

Etymology

From Old Norse búr.

Noun

bur n (definite singular buret, indefinite plural bur, definite plural bura or burene)

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

References

“bur” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etyomology 1

From Old Norse búr.

Noun

bur n (definite singular buret, indefinite plural bur, definite plural bura)

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Etyomology 2

Verb

bur

  1. present tense of bu

References

“bur” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *būraz. Cognate with Old Saxon būr, Old High German būr (German Bauer (birdcage)), Old Norse búr (Swedish bur).

Noun

būr m

  1. private chamber, room

Descendants


Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *būraz, whence also Old English būr, Old Norse búr.

Noun

būr m

  1. peasant
  2. quarters

Descendants


Old Saxon

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *būraz, whence also Old English būr, Old Norse búr.

Noun

būr m

  1. neighbour
  2. inhabitant
Descendants

Etymology 2

Same as the masculine noun.

Noun

būr n

  1. dwelling

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse búr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

Noun

bur m

  1. dwelling, residence
  2. storehouse
  3. room, chamber
  4. cage

Declension

Descendants


Portuguese

Noun

bur m f (plural bures)

  1. Archaic form of bóer.

Romagnol

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *burius, compare Italian buio.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːr/

Noun

bur m

  1. darkness (lack of light)
    • December 2007, Nevio Spadoni, Guido Bianchi, Urazion in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 9:
      Te, che t’vid / la luš int e’ mi bur, []
      You, who sees / the light in my darkness, []

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish būr, from Old Norse búr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ʉːr

Noun

bur c

  1. a cage
  2. (slang) a prison, a jail, an arrest
    att sitta i buren
    to be imprisoned

Declension

Inflection of bur 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bur buren burar burarna
Genitive burs burens burars burarnas

Veps

Etymology

Borrowing from Russian бу́рый (búryj).

Adjective

bur

  1. brown

Inflection

Inflection of bur
nominative sing. bur
genitive sing. buran
partitive sing. burad
partitive plur. burid
singular plural
nominative bur burad
accusative buran burad
genitive buran buriden
partitive burad burid
essive-instructive buran burin
translative buraks burikš
inessive buras buriš
elative buraspäi burišpäi
illative ? burihe
adessive bural buril
ablative buralpäi burilpäi
allative burale burile
abessive burata burita
comitative buranke buridenke
prolative buradme buridme
approximative I buranno buridenno
approximative II burannoks buridennoks
egressive burannopäi buridennopäi
terminative I ? burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I ? burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

Noun

bur

  1. brown

Inflection

Inflection of bur
nominative sing. bur
genitive sing. buran
partitive sing. burad
partitive plur. burid
singular plural
nominative bur burad
accusative buran burad
genitive buran buriden
partitive burad burid
essive-instructive buran burin
translative buraks burikš
inessive buras buriš
elative buraspäi burišpäi
illative ? burihe
adessive bural buril
ablative buralpäi burilpäi
allative burale burile
abessive burata burita
comitative buranke buridenke
prolative buradme buridme
approximative I buranno buridenno
approximative II burannoks buridennoks
egressive burannopäi buridennopäi
terminative I ? burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I ? burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), бурый”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh

Pronunciation

Adjective

bur

  1. Soft mutation of pur.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pur bur mhur phur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.